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A must-see exhibition dedicated to Andrea Mantegna, at Turin’s Palazzo Madama

Palazzo Madama in Turin is currently holding a major exhibition titled “Andrea Mantegna. Reliving antiquity, building modernity” (“Andrea Mantegna. Rivivere l'antico, costruire il moderno”)...

The “suspended” beauty of Massimo Colonna’s art

by Barbara Palladino Massimo Colonna was born in 1986 in Scandiano, in the province of Reggio Emilia. He is 100% Italian, yet creates images that might...

The San Martino Charterhouse: wonder of the Gulf of Naples

The San Martino Charterhouse (Italian: Certosa di San Martino) is perched on a hill overlooking the Gulf of Naples – a strategic location picked...

A star on two wheels: the Vespa

According to the aficionados who took on the challenge of counting its every appearance, it has graced the silver screen in almost one hundred...

The Sanctuary of Fortuna Primigenia in Palestrina

Palestrina is a town not far from Rome, at the foot of Mount Ginestro. Here, the Sanctuary of Fortuna Primigenia (or Fortune of the...

The Staffarda Abbey: Piedmont’s crown jewel

Welcome to Staffarda di Revello, in the province of Cuneo, Piedmont. The Staffarda Abbey (Abbazia Santa Maria di Staffarda, in Italian) was built here...

Gianni Berengo Gardin tells the story of his Eternal City

The “Gianni Berengo Gardin. Roma” exhibition – the photographer’s first show to be completely dedicated to Italy’s capital – will be open until 12...

Archivio Rubelli: the history of Made in Italy interiors in the world

by Barbara Palladino Brocade, velvet, silk, damask: Rubelli has always created high-end fabrics destined to famous buildings, historical homes, embassies and museums all over the...

Giacometti’s time from Chagall to Kandinsky. Masterpieces from the Maeght Foundation

by Barbara Palladino Palazzo della Gran Guardia in Verona is hosting a new exhibition dedicated to Alberto Giacometti – one of the greatest and most...

Canova’s eternal beauty – an exhibition in Rome

by Barbara Palladino Open until 15 March 2020 in Palazzo Braschi, the “Canova. Eternal Beauty” exhibition celebrates Rome as the city that provided the great master...

Carosello: a milestone in the history of communication

by Barbara Palladino The Magnani Rocca Foundation presents “Carosello. Advertising and Television 1957-1977” at Villa dei Capolavori near Parma: a journey across popular creative work by...

Luciano Pavarotti’s house-museum: where the Maestro lived

by Barbara Palladino He played no less than twenty-nine roles in his career. Wanting to bring opera to the masses, he performed in great arenas...

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After the slopes of the Dolomites, après-ski by LOOX

by Barbara Palladino LOOX is an après-ski hotspot, at the station at the foot of the Obereggen Latemar ski and trekking area in the Dolomites. It...

The wondrous Gothic, medieval frescoes of the Oratory of San Pellegrino

The Oratory of San Pellegrino is located in Bominaco, a hamlet not far from Caporciano, in the province of L'Aquila. It was probably commissioned...

LUMEN: a museum of photography, 2,275 meters up high

by Barbara Palladino On the top of the Kronplatz (or Plan de Corones), near Brunico (Bolzano) – an enchanted place that only the mountains could create...

Sicilian Moor heads: a legend of universal love

by Barbara Palladino “Moor heads” or “teste di moro” are colorful, ceramic vases that represent the face of a man and a woman, with a...